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Schoenecke, Mike

Mike Schoenecke

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Oklahoma State

Research

  • Ray and Pat Browne Award:  For Best Reference/Primary Source Work for The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture. Popular Culture Association, March 2008.
  • Peter C. Rollins Editing Award.  Film & History:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies and the Film and History League, 2004.
  • Michael Schoenecke Graduate Travel Grants.  Thirty-two $300 grants offered by the Popular Culture and American Culture Association to graduate students attending the PCA/ACA national meetings.
  • Michael Schoenecke Award for American Culture.  $500 award is offered by the Southwest/TexasPopular Culture/American Culture Association.

Teaching

  • Teaching Academy, Inaugural member, inducted 1997
  • President’s Award:  Excellence in Teaching.  1996

Service

  • Executive Director.  Popular Culture & American Culture Association.  2002-2007
  • Endowment Director.  PCA/ACA, Sept. 2007-
  • Editorial Board.  The Journal of Popular Culture
  • Peer reviewer for The University Press of Kentucky and The University of Utah Press
  • Co-Founder of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

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Shelton, Jen

Jen Shelton

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Vanderbilt

Teaching

  • Teaching Academy, Member

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Shu, Yuan

Yuan Shu

Associate Professor | Ph. D. Indiana

Research

  • Stanford University’s “Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project,” Participant, Sept. 2012-Sept. 2015
  • Texas Tech University Faculty Development Leave, Aug.-Dec. 2014
  • Dartmouth College’s “Futures of American Studies Summer Institute,” Faculty Member, June 2014
  • “The Chinese Association for the Study of Literature in English” Annual Convention, Keynote Speaker, June 2013
  • Texas Tech University Creative Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Grant ($14,900), Sept. 2012
  • Henry Luce Foundation Special Initiative Grant ($27,000), Feb. 2012
  • Texas Tech University Faculty Development Leave, Aug.-Dec. 2006
  • U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Studies Abroad Grant, Nov. 2003
  • Big12 Faculty Fellowship ($2,500), Texas Tech University and University of Colorado, Oct. 2002

Teaching:

  • Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, May 1998

Service

  • Texas Tech University President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award, April 2011
  • Texas Tech University Inclusive Excellence Award, April 2011

Snead, Jennifer

Jennifer Snead

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Duke

Research

  • Duke University Divinity School Summer Wesley Seminar, 2009
  • Research Enhancement Fund Grant, 2008
  • Gloria Lyerla Library Travel Fellowship, 2007
  • McNeil Center for Early American Studies Research Fellow, 2004-06
  • Library Company of Philadelphia Fellowship, 2004
  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Humanities Forum, 2002-03

Memberships

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Pennsylvania Chapter, 1994

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Sara Spurgeon

Sara Spurgeon

Associate Professor | Ph.D. University of Arizona

Research

  • Contemporary Authors--my biographical information and an entry about my work will appear in this reference series beginning in 2008.
  • Recipient--University of Arizona Provost Author's Support Fund Award (for Exploding the Western: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier) 2004

Service

  • Nominee--Best New Faculty Award, Texas Tech University, 2008
  • Nominee--Five Star Faculty Award, University of Arizona 2005

Memberships

  • Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society

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